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National Institutes of Health: National Cancer Institute: Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
Grant Details

Grant Number: 1R01CA160744-01A1 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Kim, Jane
Organization: Harvard School Of Public Health
Project Title: Comparative and Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing HPV-Related Diseases
Fiscal Year: 2012
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Each year, more than 25,000 cases of invasive cancer attributable to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection occur in the United States; nearly 50% are cervical cancer, while the rest involve the oral cavity/oropharynx, anus, vulva, penis, and vagina. Collectively, these account for substantial morbidity and mortality, contribute to health disparities, and are associated with high economic costs. Advancements in HPV-related cancer epidemiology, coupled with new (e.g., HPV-16,-18 vaccines, HPV DNA testing) and emerging (e.g., biomarkers, therapeutic vaccines) technologies provide a remarkable opportunity to improve cancer prevention efforts. However, critical challenges remain with respect to clinical decision-making and prevention policy, pertaining to knowledge gaps and heterogeneities in the natural history of different cancers, uncertainties in HPV type distribution following HPV-16,-18 vaccination, and the real-world clinical effectiveness of emerging technologies. We propose to employ a decision-analytic approach, developing a flexible modeling framework that will allow us to synthesize the best available data; evaluate the health and economic consequences of alternative strategies; explore the uncertainty around their outcomes; explicitly quantify the tradeoffs associated with different approaches; and inform timely clinical and policy questions. By achieving our aims, we expect to have an impact on (1) the analytic methods of decision science; (2) the equitable distribution and rationale use of new technology; (3) the effectiveness of strategies for cancer prevention through clinical guidelines and national policies; (4) HPV-related cancer outcomes, including reduced incidence, enhanced quality of life, improved survival, and reduced disparities; and (5) the financial and economic profile of delivering cancer-related health services. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Rapid advances in the fields of HPV-related cancer epidemiology and medical technology present opportunities to revolutionize the approach to cancer prevention in the U.S. but have outpaced the ability of policy makers to make informed decisions regarding optimal adoption of health interventions. In this project, we propose to develop a flexible modeling framework that will enable us to synthesize the best available data on HPV, provide insight into the comparative and cost-effectiveness of different strategies, and assist in informed public health and clinical decision-making with respect to prevention of HPV-related cancers.

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Publications

Modeling Preventative Strategies Against Human Papillomavirus-related Disease In Developed Countries
Authors: Canfell K. , Chesson H. , Kulasingam S.L. , Berkhof J. , Diaz M. , Kim J.J. .
Source: Vaccine, 2012-11-20 00:00:00.0; 30 Suppl 5, p. F157-67.
PMID: 23199959
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Cost-effectiveness Of Surveillance Strategies After Treatment For High-grade Anal Dysplasia In High-risk Patients
Authors: Assoumou S.A. , Mayer K.H. , Panther L. , Linas B.P. , Kim J. .
Source: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2013 Apr; 40(4), p. 298-303.
PMID: 23486494
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Comprehensive Control Of Human Papillomavirus Infections And Related Diseases
Authors: Bosch F.X. , Broker T.R. , Forman D. , Moscicki A.B. , Gillison M.L. , Doorbar J. , Stern P.L. , Stanley M. , Arbyn M. , Poljak M. , et al. .
Source: Vaccine, 2013-11-22 00:00:00.0; 31 Suppl 8, p. I1-31.
PMID: 24229716
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Comprehensive Control Of Human Papillomavirus Infections And Related Diseases
Authors: Bosch F.X. , Broker T.R. , Forman D. , Moscicki A.B. , Gillison M.L. , Doorbar J. , Stern P.L. , Stanley M. , Arbyn M. , Poljak M. , et al. .
Source: Vaccine, 2013-12-29 00:00:00.0; 31 Suppl 5, p. F1-31.
PMID: 24331745
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Comprehensive Control Of Human Papillomavirus Infections And Related Diseases
Authors: Bosch F.X. , Broker T.R. , Forman D. , Moscicki A.B. , Gillison M.L. , Doorbar J. , Stern P.L. , Stanley M. , Arbyn M. , Poljak M. , et al. .
Source: Vaccine, 2013-12-30 00:00:00.0; 31 Suppl 6, p. G1-31.
PMID: 24331817
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Comprehensive Control Of Human Papillomavirus Infections And Related Diseases
Authors: Bosch F.X. , Broker T.R. , Forman D. , Moscicki A.B. , Gillison M.L. , Doorbar J. , Stern P.L. , Stanley M. , Arbyn M. , Poljak M. , et al. .
Source: Vaccine, 2013-12-31 00:00:00.0; 31 Suppl 7, p. H1-31.
PMID: 24332295
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The Value Of Improving Failures Within A Cervical Cancer Screening Program: An Example From Norway
Authors: Burger E.A. , Kim J.J. .
Source: International Journal Of Cancer, 2014-10-15 00:00:00.0; 135(8), p. 1931-9.
PMID: 24615416
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Prevention Of Hpv-related Cancers In Norway: Cost-effectiveness Of Expanding The Hpv Vaccination Program To Include Pre-adolescent Boys
Authors: Burger E.A. , Sy S. , Nygård M. , Kristiansen I.S. , Kim J.J. .
Source: Plos One, 2014; 9(3), p. e89974.
PMID: 24651645
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Practice-based Evidence For Primary Hpv Testing In The United States
Authors: Kim J.J. .
Source: Journal Of The National Cancer Institute, 2014 Aug; 106(8), .
PMID: 25038468
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Too Late To Vaccinate? The Incremental Benefits And Cost-effectiveness Of A Delayed Catch-up Program Using The 4-valent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine In Norway
Authors: Burger E.A. , Sy S. , Nygård M. , Kristiansen I.S. , Kim J.J. .
Source: The Journal Of Infectious Diseases, 2015-01-15 00:00:00.0; 211(2), p. 206-15.
PMID: 25057044
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Cervical Cancer Screening In Low-resource Settings: A Cost-effectiveness Framework For Valuing Tradeoffs Between Test Performance And Program Coverage
Authors: Campos N.G. , Castle P.E. , Wright T.C. , Kim J.J. .
Source: International Journal Of Cancer, 2015-11-01 00:00:00.0; 137(9), p. 2208-19.
PMID: 25943074
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Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Human Papillomavirus-associated Cancer Burden With First-generation And Second-generation Human Papillomavirus Vaccines
Authors: Burger E.A. , Lee K. , Saraiya M. , Thompson T.D. , Chesson H.W. , Markowitz L.E. , Kim J.J. .
Source: Cancer, 2016-04-28 00:00:00.0; , .
PMID: 27124396
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